Sine-Die Suspended Players

Some time ago the League recommended that when clubs sign a new player on they check with Robert Craven at the ECFA that the player is not suspended. Given that the WGS system cannot be relied upon show every player that is suspended, the League have sought other methods of finding this information out. Hidden Read More

December Fixtures

The fixtures for December are now available on the website and have been notified to all clubs. On 09 October a note was placed on the website reminding clubs of the date by which December dates could be closed. In addition clubs have had since June to find out if their pitches are unavailable over Read More

The Procedure when Matches are Postponed

The action that need to be taken, and who has to take it, is laid out within Rule 10 (F) iii and is clarified below in accordance with information received from the ECFA. 1. IF A TEAM CANNOT FULFIL A FIXTURE. Rule 10 (F) iii paragraph 1 covers this eventuality and it is the TEAM Read More

Sending in Results for Outside Cup Competitions

Over the next few weekends there a lot of county and other competitions not under the jurisdiction of our League. You are therefore reminded of the following regarding the sending in of results for these matches by SMS to Full Time IN MATCHES WHERE BOTH TEAMS OR THE HOME TEAM ARE FROM OUR LEAGUE THE Read More


Dear Match Official As you are aware we are just two short months into the referee pilot scheme where the EOFL is working with the County FA on match official appointments. The pilot scheme also involves the Essex and Suffolk Border League and the Mid Essex League. Clearly operating any new way of working will Read More

Christmas and New Year Matches

Clubs are reminded that there will be a full schedule of matches on Saturday 30 December 2017. If, in accordance with Rule 10 (A), you wish to close this date, you must let the League Fixtures Secretary know BY 01 NOVEMBER 2017 There will be NO matches scheduled for 23 December 2017

New Step 6 League

EASTERN SENIOR LEAGUE The National League System structural review took another stride forward this week as the FA’s Leagues Committee formally ratified the decision to award the ownership and control to the two new Step 6 divisions which launch from next season. A new division in the North West area of the Country will be Read More

F.A. Inter League Cup Report

The Essex Olympian League representative squad travelled to Jersey with not the best pre match preparation having to fly out at 07.30 am, however in a tight match against a well seasoned jersey team the EOL went behind 1-0 until half time. In the second half EOL equalised in the 51st minute through Ryan Batchford Read More

All October Fixtures Now Available

October Fixtures are now available on the website. There are some matches shown as TBC as there may be a problem with the venues. Should these fixtures have to be amended it might affect fixtures on other dates. These will be advised to relevant teams as they arise Despite the large number of County and Read More

Note To Club Fixtures Secretaries & Referees

Will Club Fixtures Secretaries and League Referees please read the following article so that they stop contacting the Fixtures Secretary regarding the allocation of Referees New Pilot Referees Appointments System